division, chapter, esp. in the Vinaya (at end of each division we find usually the postscript: so & so khandhakaṃ niṭṭhitaṃ “here ends the chapter of…”); in cpd. -vatta, i.e. duties or observances specified in the v. khandha or chapter of the Vinaya which deals with these duties Vism.12, Vism.101 (cp. Vin.ii.231), Vism.188.

fr. khandha